Bud William Krohn Jr.

June 19, 1949 — Jan. 24, 2019

 

Bud William Krohn Jr., of Winamac, passed away at 1:34 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24, at Danville Regional Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his family.

Born on June 19, 1949, in Winamac, he was the son of the late Bud Sr. and Dorothy (Frasa) Krohn.

Bud was a lifelong farmer of livestock and grain. He was also formerly employed at Dean Foods in Rochester and served in the Indiana National Guard. Bud graduated from Winamac Community High School and attended Indiana State University.

Bud had a big heart for civil service. He served as a Pulaski County Commissioner, a board member of Fulton County REMC, Eastern Pulaski School Board Member and Indiana State Fair Board Director. He was also very active for several years with Pulaski County 4-H and a strong supporter and advocate for all local FFA and 4-H programs. 

Bud enjoyed Purdue basketball, toy tractors, all things political, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren. Bud instilled his love for youth livestock and farming in his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his son Joshua [Bridgette] Krohn, of Lamesa, Texas; daughter Cristy [David] Sinclair of Danville; brother Robert [Theresa] Krohn of Sheridan; sister Marilyn [Greg Loehmer] Newman of Winamac; grandchildren: Kenley Krohn, Thomas Krohn, Caroline Krohn, Gavin Sinclair and Katelyn Sinclair; and beloved co-grandparent Cindra Krohn of Burlington.

He was also preceded in death by brother-in-law Ed Newman.

Visitation was from 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home & Crematory, Kewanna Chapel and also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home & Crematory, Kewanna Chapel. Burial will be at McKinley Memorial Gardens in Winamac.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bud’s honor to the Indiana State Fair Celebration of Champions directly or through Community State Bank in Royal Center.

Please sign Bud’s online guestbook or leave a condolence for the family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.

(Pulaski County Journal — Jan. 30, 2019)

Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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